Indonesia reports biggest daily rise in coronavirus infections

A health worker conducts a swab test for the new coronavirus in Bekasi on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, May 5, 2020. (AP Photo)

reported on Tuesday its biggest daily rise in infections with 484 new cases, taking the total in the Southeast Asian country to 12,071, said health ministry official Achmad Yurianto.

Yurianto reported eight new deaths, taking the total to 872, while 2,197 have recovered.

More than 88,900 people have been tested, he said.

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